Midway announced today that Mortal Kombat: Deception, the latest entry in the Mortal Kombat franchise, has shipped for the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox. The game will be backed by the most extensive marketing campaign in Midway's history. The multi-million dollar marketing support for Mortal Kombat: Deception includes television, cinema, print and online advertising, innovative point-of-purchase materials and specialized events.

"The Deception team has worked diligently over the past two years to ensure that this MK title will be the best yet. Not only will it be the first ever 3D fighter to be playable online via both the PlayStation 2 and Xbox Live" said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer for Midway.